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PTSA Pre-Registration Night will be held on Tuesday, January 22 at 7pm in the SHS auditorium. All rising 9th-12th graders for the 2019-2020 school year are invited to attend. Important information will be shared about SHS course offerings and the upcoming registration process. School counselors and other SHS staff will be on hand to answer questions. We hope to see you there!

First semester ends on January 25th.  First semester classes end on the 25th and second semester classes begin on January 28th.  Year long classes will simply continue with progress reports being issued on January 31st.

Salem High School offers many challenging classes for students. The IB, AP, and Dual Enrollment programs provide excellent advanced opportunities for students of all grade levels. You are invited to hear more about these programs on the evening of January 29 at 6:30 in the Salem High School library. During that meeting, there will be a presentation on the different advanced programs at SHS, as well as a time for questions.

Parent/Teacher conference day is February 4th from 12:00 to 7:00 PM.  Contact Tammy Chitwood via email at with the teachers name and time preference. 

Parents and guardians may view their child’s current grades at any time during the school year by visiting our parent portal.

Additional Information:

  • Spartans, it is time for winter sports!!  Visit our Sports Schedules page for detailed schedules and plan on attending some winter sports events.
  • In an effort to reduce the hazard of dropping off children at Salem High School the following procedures are in effect. All morning traffic will be channeled into two lanes immediately in front of the High School. The right lane (the lane closest to the school) is the drop off lane. Pull your vehicle parallel to the curb and have student(s) exit the vehicle. You are not allowed to park here, so have student(s) ready to exit. Do not block traffic by allowing student(s) to get book bags out of trunks, writing checks, switching drivers, or any last minute instructions. This lane must continue to move. After dropping off your student(s), move your vehicle into the left lane and prepare to merge into one lane. The left lane is for through traffic. This lane is not to be used for dropping off students. Caution must be used to merge into one lane in order to exit the school grounds.

Virginia Department of Education: School Quality ProfilesThe Virginia Department of Education has produced a short video to help acquaint with the new School Quality Profiles.  The Video may be found on the Virginia Department of Education’s YouTube Channel.